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February 25,2020

Wednesday Carers Evening

Are you caring for a loved one with a life limiting illness and in need some extra support? Starting from tomorrow at 6-7pm (Hospice House, 52 Beach Road, Te Atatu Peninsula) and for the next 5 weeks we will be running a Wednesday evening carers session to help answer any questions you may have as well as providing an opportunity for you to be able to connect with others wh...

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Every day our team of doctors, nurses, social workers and therapists put their heart and soul into providing the very best care for people in our community. Recently we cared for Nevan and the love of his life Joy through providing them with the care to continue to live and experience every day to the fullest until the end. This is their love story. Nevan and Joy married in...

“I just couldn’t fault them, they were amazing all the time - Nina and the girls. They would rally around us. They all deserve medals for how devoted and dedicated they were and for always having the right words.” Please make a donation to help our team provide the very best care for people like Joy and Nevan to continue their love story. Your donation in...

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February 13,2020

Ram-a-thon Launch

We were delighted to attend the Shri Ram Mandir Temple for this year's launch of Ram-a-thon; a walkathon on the 22 March where the community will be walking and raising funds for Hospice West Auckland. All are welcome to join in and take part with details of how to get involved coming soon. Thank you Shri Ram Mandir for choosing us to be this year's recipients of...

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January 30,2020

Chinese New Year Dinner

Thank you to The Cantonese Operatic Group as well as their friends and family who generously donated in support of Hospice West Auckland on Sunday evening at their Chinese New Year dinner. Together with their support, we raised a total of $3,800! A massive thank you to Sammy & Candy Ho, who organised this wonderful dinner. This total could not have been reached without...

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Thank you to the wonderful Farmers who for the 6th year in a row have fundraised for Hospices across NZ with their Hospice Trees of Remembrance over Christmas. Together with the support of Farmers and your donations you have raised a fantastic $22,608.36 to help care for your community in the West Auckland. Well done to Farmers Northwest who have raised the most in their st...

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We would like to say a HUGE THANK YOU to everyone who supported our 2019 Christmas Remembrance Trees Campaign to help us raise a fantastic $24,011! We could not have achieved this fantastic figure without all the wonderful retail stores who hosted us; Palmers Planet, Bunnings New Lynn, New World New Lynn, New World Kumeu, Westcity and Mitre 10. The dedicated volunteers wh...

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Christmas is generally the time of year when we think of people who won't be with us during the festive season - they may have died, they may be living overseas or in other parts of the country, or perhaps just can't be with you at this time of year. From 14 November until Christmas Eve everyone who makes a donation to hospice whilst shopping in Farmers will recieve...

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Hospice West Auckland is celebrating Diwali this year from Saturday 19 October to Friday 25 October with many special events and celebrations. Diwali is celebrated by Hindus, Sikhs and Jains and is known as the festival of lights. For many people, Diwali honours the Hindu goddess of wealth, Lakshmi and the triumph of good over evil. During this time, people decorate their h...

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Hospice has been an organisation dear to Frank and Koba’s hearts for the past sixteen years, ever since the loss of their close friend Toni Van Kampen, who died in our care. The Schuurmans commented on how compassionate and nurturing our nurses were for Toni, “There was always someone there to offer support in her time of need.” Frank and Koba have both ex...

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